Mike Gilmer - N2MG wrote:
> On Thu, 14 June 2001, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > ...and the argument proposed by some here that a
> > mechanical advantage between the puller and a
> > standard single pulley on the gin pole provides a
> > load readuction for the gin pole is
> > FALSE.
> I don't recall reading anything in which the author advocated arranging the
> mechanical advantage between the worker and the ginpole.
> I don't see why anyone would *want* to set it up this way - the workers gets
> an advantage, but the ginpole does not. Putting the mechanical advantage
> between the ginpole and the load is where it belongs - both the worker AND
> the ginpole "gain".
> 73 Mike N2MG
Where is the advantage for the gin pole??????? If the section weighs a hundred
pounds, I don't care how many pulleys you use there is still a hundred pounds
on the gin pole.......... It will take less pull to raise because of the
mechanical advantage, but there is still 100 lb on the gin pole....
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